• Vietnam Grand Trip
  • Vietnam Grand Trip
  • Vietnam Grand Trip
  • Vietnam Grand Trip
  • Vietnam Grand Trip

Vietnam Grand Trip

12 days 11 nights

Visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum; One-pillar Pagoda and House-on-stilts. Then visit West Lake with Tran Quoc Pagoda and Dong Xuan market.

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Day 1: Hanoi Arrival (D)
  • Morning: Our guide will welcome you at Noi Bai international airport and transfer you to hotel for check-in.
  • Dinner at selected restaurant and overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2: Hanoi - City tour (B, L, D)
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Morning: visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum; One-pillar Pagoda and House-on-stilts. Then visit West Lake with Tran Quoc Pagoda and Dong Xuan market.
  • Lunch at selected restaurant.
  • Afternoon: visit Temple of Literature, Hoan Kiem Lake with Ngoc Son Temple and The Huc Bridge, and then visit and go shopping at the Old Quarters.
  • Dinner at selected restaurant and overnight in Hanoi.

Day 3: Hanoi - Mai Chau (B, L, D)
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Overland trip to Mai Chau – 135km from Hanoi and home of the White Thai ethnic people. Upon arrival in Mai Chau, check-in hotel. Relax and enjoy a trekking tour to visit Pom Coong village of the White Thai people. Have lunch in a local's house and interact with friendly local people. Return to Mai Chau.
  • Dinner and overnight in Mai Chau.

Day 4: Mai Chau - Ninh Binh (B, L, D)
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Proceed to Ninh Binh, Upon arrival, visit Tam Coc and Bich Dong Caves by hand-rowed sampan.
  • Lunch at local restaurant.
  • Afternoon: visit the Temple dedicated to Dinh and Le Dynasties in Hoa Lu ancient town. Return to Hanoi for dinner.
  • Dinner at restaurant and overnight in Hanoi.

Day 5: Ninh Binh - Ha Long (B, L, D)
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Overland to Ha Long. Upon arrival in Ha Long, board on cruise. Check-in and have lunch on board. Enjoy the magnificent natural scenery of Ha Long Bay on cruise.
  • Dinner and overnight on cruise on Ha Long Bay.

Day 6: Ha Long Bay - Hanoi - Da Nang - Hoi An (B, L, D)
  • Breakfast on board.
  • Morning: cruise on Ha Long bay to visit Man’s head island; Tortoise Island; visit Luon cave by small bamboo boat; Bai Tu Long bay and Bai Tho mountain. Lunch on board. Return to Ha Long city and proceed to Noi Bai airport for flight to Da Nang. Upon arrival, transfer to Hoi An.
  • Dinner at selected restaurant and overnight in Hoi An.

Day 7: Hoi An - My Son - Hoi An (B, L, D)
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Day trip to visit the World Heritage Cham ruins of My Son where used to be the kingdom of Champa with a brilliant culture lasting between the 4th and 13th century.
  • Continue the trip to the ancient town of Hoi An. Lunch at local restaurant in Hoi An then visit to ancient houses, Japanese Roofed-temple bridge and Hoi An local market.
  • Dinner and overnight in Hoi An.

Day 8: Hoi An - Da Nang - Hue (B, L, D)
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Proceed to Hue – the former capital of Vietnam during the Nguyen dynasty (1802 – 1945). Stopover in Danang to visit the Five Marble Mountains, Cham Museum, then enjoy the picturesque view of Lang Co peninsula from the top of Hai Van pass. Lunch at local restaurant in Hue.
  • Afternoon: visit the Imperial Citadel including Flag Tower, Ngo Mon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, Purple Forbidden City. Continue to visit Thien Mu pagoda and enjoy a boat cruise downstream on the Perfume (Huong) River to Trang Tien Bridge.
  • Dinner at selected restaurant and overnight in Hue.

Day 9: Hue (B, L, D)
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Full day sightseeing tour: visit to King Tu Duc’s mausoleum which has been recognized as the most artistic works among the royal architectures in the Nguyen dynasty. Continue to visit King Khai Dinh’s mausoleum. Lunch at selected restaurant in Hue.
  • Afternoon: visit Phu Cam village to see how local people make incense sticks and conical palm hats. Enjoy shopping at Dong Ba local market.
  • Dinner and overnight in Hue.

Day 10: Hue - Ho Chi Minh city (B, L, D)
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Transfer to airport for flight to Ho Chi Minh city. Upon arrival, greet and transfer to hotel for check-in. Lunch at selected restaurant.
  • Afternoon: visit to Re-unification Palace (Former Presidential Palace during the Vietnam War), Notre Dame Cathedral, central Post office and Ben Thanh market.
  • Dinner cruise on Saigon river and overnight in Ho Chi Minh.

Day 11: Mekong Delta (B, L, D)
  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Depart for My Tho – the main town of Tien Giang Province on Mekong river Delta area. Lunch at local restaurant in My Tho. Take a boat ride along Tien River to visit Thoi Son Islet. You can see a local fishing village with floating fish farm, houses-on-stilts and fruit orchards along the river bank. You can also visit tropical orchards, bee farms and taste natural honey, honey wine and tropical seasonal fruits while enjoying traditional local folk songs. If you wish, you can also try to row a boat along the creeks. Return to Ho Chi Minh City
  • Dinner at selected restaurant and overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City Departure (B)

Breakfast at hotel. At leisure until transfer to airport for departure.

 


Tour Highlights

This tour will take you through different aspects of Vietnam from historical to cultural and natural experience. A short tour in Hanoi is the best time for you to find out why this old but charming capital can lure travelers around the world. Your trip to Mai Chau and Ha Long will certainly show you the incredible natural heritages of Vietnam.

As you travel further down to the central of the country, you will definitely see and understand more about a deeper part of the thousand-year-old history of the country through the historical remains including the century-old Cham Holy See of My Son, or the Hue's imperial citadels or the once most well-known sea port area of Hoi An.

Your trip will not be fulfilled without short tours to Ho Chi Minh city and Mekong delta region as this will show you the contrast of different regions in culture, cuisine and live styles.

 


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Note:

(B): breakfast, (L): lunch, (D): dinner